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A Lower Power (2009)

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Thibodeaux, a young gay San Franciscan, yearns to reject his parents' hedonistic ways. But when his emerging sexual desires repeatedly get the better of him, he conjures up twisted, ... See full summary »

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Robert O'Geen

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Tim Bland
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mathew Lotto Mathew Lotto ... Thibodeaux
William McMichael William McMichael ... Todd (as J. William McMichael)
Terri J. Freedman ... Emmy
Rafe Morgan Kossak Rafe Morgan Kossak ... Steve
Adrian Anchondo ... Mas
Donald Joseph Donald Joseph ... Hank
Gigi Guizado ... Stormy
Adrian Emmanuel Adrian Emmanuel ... Cortez
Matthew Bridges ... Gary
Ramona Schwarz Ramona Schwarz ... Donna
Tim Bland Tim Bland ... Deputy
Dave Amiott Dave Amiott ... Rejected Guy
Guinevere Jo Guinevere Jo ... I Never Woman
Otto O'Connor Otto O'Connor ... Book Fan
Nick Leonard Nick Leonard ... Heckler No. 1
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Thibodeaux, a young gay San Franciscan, yearns to reject his parents' hedonistic ways. But when his emerging sexual desires repeatedly get the better of him, he conjures up twisted, self-repressive rationalizations that threaten to drive away his friends and the hunky, mythic man of his dreams. Written by Bland, Tim

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In the battle between his head and his heart, there was a weapon bigger than both of them.

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USA

Language:

English

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5 September 2009 (USA) See more »

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2.35 : 1
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How difficult can life be?
14 December 2016 | by laraphaSee all my reviews

A very sensitive film, it deals with the difficulties of coming of age. Besides the main character is gay, this little or nothing influences in his choices, for his parents are very liberal in the matter. The problem here is Thibodeaux (Mattew Lotto), the principal, who wants to find a prince charming and even doesn't accepts when he sees one. I found myself greatly identified by the movie, it has feelings that are very similar to mine, although I can hardly say I had parents even near his one. The performance of Thibodeaux is quite sensitive, That of Steve (Willian McChaell) quite sure, the gentle cock that accepts the difficulties of his partner. Together, they are a pair of dreams. All in all, it's an agreeable film, with little action and tending more to a drama-comedy that entertains, and leave the smelt that good things can come out of little.


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